emergency medical services

(redirected from Ambulance Corps)

e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cal ser·vic·es

(EMS) (ē-mĕr'jĕn-sē med'i-kăl sĕr'vis-ĕz)
An agency that provides prehospital care and transport to the sick and wounded.
Synonym(s): ambulance service, emergency medical service system.
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com)-- On Saturday July 25, 2015, the Shelter Island Cricket Club (SICC) will again play its annual cricket match to raise money for the Shelter Island Ambulance Corps.
Taken to Lowestoft, he was treated by the ambulance corps.
The train will be in the charge of a section of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company's St John Ambulance Corps, all of whom have, with their comrades, done a large amount of voluntary ambulance work in assisting in the de-training of the wounded from the ambulance trains arriving at Aintree Station since the outbreak of the war.
The pair were part of a small band of female nurses on motorbikes called Munro's Ambulance Corps but gradually, frustrated by how many men were dying before they could even reach a hospital, decided to set up their own first aid post on the front line in Pervyse, just a few miles from Ypres.
In 1864, during the Civil War, the Army Ambulance Corps was established by the U.
Rockland Paramedic Services provided advanced life support services in town, working with local volunteer ambulance corps, for more than 2 decades.
The New York State Police (NYSP), New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corps (COCVAC), and the Clinton Fire Department all took part in the exercise, which began at 8 a.
One of them is Jackie And Murphy in which the real-life protagonist is South Shields-born Jack Simpson Kirkpatrick (no relation) whose colourful career led him via Australia to a role as a first world war volunteer member of the Ambulance Corps at Gallipoli.
The race was sponsored by the Order of Malta Ambulance Corps, in the news of course for somewhat different reasons at Bellewstown the previous weekend, and they were represented on this day by, among others, their National Director, also named Aidan O'Brien.
Having pivoted from a successful career as a lawyer, Tamsin Wolf is also a licensed EMT and, since 1988, has volunteered with the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps which has responded to national and international emergencies, including the Queens air disaster, the first World Trade Center bombing, 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, the Haitian earthquake, and Hurricane Sandy.
Shears was taken by Nyack Ambulance Corps and Rockland Paramedic Services to Nyack Hospital, where he was said to have undergone surgery.